Male figurehead - unidentified

Basic Information

FigID
F0180
InstID
Figurehead type
Figurehead
Title
Male figurehead - unidentified
Vessel name
Unidentified
Type (Naval/Merchant)
Merchant
Copyright owner
© Cutty Sark Trust Copyright
Copyright notes
Photo: © Cutty Sark Trust Copyright
Current location
Cutty Sark
Location date
06/03/2013

Physical Information

Description
This is a flat carving of tanned male figure looking left and seated on a stool with legs crossed. He is wearing a white gown with a red sash (around the waist and across the right shoulder) and sandals. He has long black hair tied at the back of his head and a beard. He is wearing a small red hat. The figure has no arms.
Maker
Unknown
Date made
Unknown
Place made
Unknown
Size
H88 x W44 x D15 cms
Materials
Object history
The figurehead is part of a collection assembled by Sydney Cumbers and known as 'The Long John Silver Collection'.
Vessel history
Bibliography

Ownership Information

Owner type
Public Institution
Owner name
The Cutty Sark Trust
Contact details
Royal Museums Greenwich, London SE10 9NF
Ownership can be cited online
Yes
Accessible to public
Yes
Data verified by owner
Yes
Date verified

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